Household Costs

Commuter Protest Bubbles up as Train Fares Rise Above Inflation for Yet Another Year

Sophie Allain | Posted 21.02.2012 | UK
Sophie Allain

It's never nice to find out that a household bill has gone up, but for many rail commuters finding out just before Christmas that their season ticket will cost hundreds of pounds more next year is all the more galling. The average wage is certainly not going up, the rising cost of living is hitting many families hard and the increase in rail fares will do nothing to help.

British Gas Announces Energy Price Hike

Olivia Williams | Posted 07.09.2011 | UK

British Gas is the largest supplier of gas and electricity in Britain, and is now the latest energy giant to hike up its rates. It will be increasing ...